William H. Macy

William H. Macy

  • Born on
    • March 13th, 1950
An American actor and writer. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as Jerry Lundegaard in Fargo. He is also a teacher and director in theater, film and television. His film career has been built mostly on his appearances in small, independent films, though he has appeared in summer action films as well. Macy has described his screen persona as "sort of a Middle American, WASPy, Lutheran kind of guy... Everyman". He has won two Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Award, being nominated for nine Emmy Awards and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards in total. He is also a three-time Golden Globe Award nominee.

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Acting (86 Credits)

2017Krystal as Wyatt
2016Blood Father as Kirby Curtis
2015Dial a Prayer as Bill
2015Room as Robert Newsome
2015Walter as Dr. Corman
2015Stealing Cars as Philip Wyatt
2014Cake as Leonard
2013A Single Shot as Pitt
2013Trust Me as Gary
2012The Sessions as Father Brendan
2011The Lincoln Lawyer as Frank Levin
2011Shameless (US) as Frank Gallagher
2010Dirty Girl as Ray
2010Marmaduke as Don Twombly
2009The Maiden Heist as George
2008The Deal as Charlie Berns
2008Bart Got a Room as Ernie Stein
2008The Tale of Despereaux as Lester (voice)
2008Shorts as Dr. Noseworthy
2007He Was a Quiet Man as Gene Shelby
2007Wild Hogs as Dudley Frank
2006Everyone's Hero as Lefty Maginnis (voice)
2006Doogal as Brian (voice)
2006Inland Empire as Announcer
2006Bobby as Paul Ebbers
2005Edmond as Edmond
2005Sahara as Admiral Jim Sandecker
2005Thank You for Smoking as Senator Ortolan Finistirre
2004In Enemy Hands as Nathan Travers
2004The Wool Cap as Gigot
2004Reversible Errors as Arthur Raven
2004Spartan as Stoddard
2004Cellular as Sgt. Bob Mooney
2003The Cooler as Bernie Lootz
2003Stealing Sinatra as John Irwin
2003Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood as Narrator
2003Seabiscuit as Tick Tock McGlaughlin
2003Out of Order as Steven
2002Welcome to Collinwood as Riley
2002Door to Door as Bill Porter
2002It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie as Glenn
2001Focus as Lawrence 'Larry' Newman
2001Jurassic Park III as Paul Kirby
2000Panic as Alex
2000State and Main as Walt Price
1999A Slight Case of Murder as Terry Thorpe
1999Happy, Texas as Sheriff Chappy Dent
1999Mystery Men as The Shoveler
1999Magnolia as Donnie Smith
1998The Con as Bobby
1998Pleasantville as George Parker
1998A Civil Action as James Gordon
1998Psycho as Milton Arbogast
1998The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue as Justin (voice)
1998Jerry and Tom as Karl
1997Boogie Nights as "Little" Bill Thompson
1997Air Force One as Major Caldwell
1997Wag the Dog as CIA Agent Charles Young
1996Fargo as Jerry Lundegaard
1996Down Periscope as Captain Knox
1996Andersonville as Col. Chandler
1996Ghosts of Mississippi as Charlie Crisco
1995Evolver as Evolver (voice) (as W.H. Macy)
1995Murder in the First as Bill McNeill
1995Above Suspicion as Pros. Atty. Schultz
1995Mr. Holland's Opus as Vice Principal Gene Wolters
1995Tall Tale as Railroad Magnate
1995Roommates as Doctor (uncredited)
1994Oleanna as John
1994The Client as Dr. Greenway
1994Being Human as Boris
1993Benny & Joon as Randy Burch
1993Searching for Bobby Fischer as Tunafish Father
1993Twenty Bucks as Property Clerk
1992The Heart of Justice as Booth
1991Homicide as Tim Sullivan
1991Shadows and Fog as Cop
1991Barton Fink as Navy Sailor (uncredited)
1988Things Change as Billy Drake
1987House of Games as Sgt. John Moran
1987Radio Days as Radio Voice (voice)
1985The Last Dragon as J.J,
1983Without a Trace as Reporter (as W.H. Macy)
1983WarGames as NORAD Officer (uncredited)
1980Somewhere in Time as Critic (as W.H. Macy)

Director (3 Credits)



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